Courteney Cox once considered leaving Hollywood to sell swimming pools

During an appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live! on Tuesday, the Friends actress reflected on how thrilled her late father Richard would have been to learn she had received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. However, Courteney also recalled how her dad once very nearly convinced her to leave Los Angeles when she was struggling to find acting work in the early days of her career. "My dad thought I should give up, really. What happened was, I hadn't worked in a long time. And I only had enough money to live about two weeks..."